Crochet Beginners

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 76 Conc £29 Full £155 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Wednesday 12:30 - 15:00 5 MAC 27/02/2019 27/03/2019 CS2900

What will the course cover?

In this practical course you will be introduced to basic crochet. We will look at casting on, crocheting simple stitches such as, chain, slip, single, treble and double treble crochet. You will learn how to hold the hook and the basics of tension. You will cover further techniques depending on individual progress.

Who is the course for?

Anyone with an interest in beginning to develop simple crochet skills.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No prior experience is necessary, just the desire to learn this fun and satisfying craft.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Identify use for types of hooks and yarns. Hold hook and thread correctly Discover and identify your own tension by crocheting a sample. Cast on and off. Make types of stitch: chain, slip, single, treble and double treble crochet. Create a simple square used for making blankets. Learn how to crochet simple garments using the stitches above (scarf, hat etc') Develop further skills following consultation with the tutor.

How is the course organised?

Individual practical work. Small group projects. Whole group activities.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Practice between classes to make good progress.

How will my progress be assessed?

Progress is assessed through discussing the work individually and in groups and recorded in your own individual learning plan.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Try other craft courses to diversify your skills.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

One each 4mm and 3mm hooks A ball of double knitting (100 grammes) in own colour choice (not dark or black colours please). The above can be sourced online.

What support is available?

Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details of all available support can be found on our website (, in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.